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Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Restrictions

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Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo entry details and exceptions

Foreign citizens regardless of their vaccination status can travel to The Democratic Republic of Congo.


Outgoing travel to the Democratic Republic of the CongoTravelling from India to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Details and exceptions
Children under the age of 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result.
Unvaccinated travelers are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Documents
Must be completed by travelers aged 11 and above. It will be used to generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival in The Democratic Republic of Congo.

Return travelReturning to India from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from the Democratic Republic of the Congo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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